from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of numerous herbs of the genus Cerastium, having opposite leaves and cylindrical capsules with ten toothlike projections.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a name of two common species of chickweed (Cerastium vulgarium, and Cerastium viscosum).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various plants related to the common chickweed
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